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Mateur Trapper, and Trap-Maker's Guide

By Harding, Stanley

New York, NY: Dick & Fitzgerald A complete and carfully prepared treatise on the art of trapping, snaring, and netting. Ca. 1917 ( no date ). Boards covered with grey paper and cloth spine, black titling to front, blindstamped titling to spine, pastedown and free endpapers show publisher's advertisements, illustrated with many line drawings, 134 pages plus what appears to be a full catalogue of books published. The book boards show shelf and edge wear, board's free corners visible , discolorations and rubbing, some foxing to textblock edge, a few spots and a few light smudges inside, bookseller's sticker and a tiny hole to rear pastedown. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$50.00

Aerodynamics
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Aerodynamics

By Lanchester, F.W.

London, UK: Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd., 1907 Constituting the First Volume of a Complete Work on Aerial Flight. With Appendices on the Velocity and Momentum of Sound Waves, on the Theory of Soaring Flight, etc. Bue cloth with blindstamped titling to front, gilt titling to spine, frontispiece, illustrated with line drawings and diagrams, 442 pages. Covers damages, spottled and rubbed, previous owner's bookplate to ffep, foxing to endpapers and first pages, frontispiece detached. Due to the value and weight of this book, we might ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of insurance and tracking, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. Good -/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$150.00

Aberbrothock Illustrated
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Aberbrothock Illustrated

By Adam, John & George Hay

Arbroath, UK: T. Buncle, 1886 Aberbrothock Illustrated Being the Round O Etchings in Miniature by John Adam (Edingburgh) with Historical and Topographical Notes by George Hay. Light brown cloth with gilted blindstamped picture to front, gilt titling to spine, top of textblock edge is gilted, endpapers illustrated with a representation of the botany of the district, 86 pages of text followed by 124 miniature etchings. Some edge and shelf wear, foxing to texblock edge, foxing to textblock decreasing toward the middle of the book, much less foxing at the end of the book, school prize inscription with the year of the date rubbed out, hinges cracked but holding firm. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$85.00

Renaissance of Music
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Renaissance of Music

By Latham, Morton

London, GB: David Stott, 1890 Red cloth, gilt illustration to front, gilt titling to spine, green endpapers, 190 pages. Worn at edges and corners, previous owner's bookplate and a small cut-out pasted to first endpaper, inscription inked to half title. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$120.00

True System of Religious Philosophy, in Letters to A Man of the World Disposed to Believe.
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True System of Religious Philosophy, in Letters to A Man of the World Disposed to Believe.

By Le Boys De Guays, J.F.E.; John Murdock (Translator)

New York, NY: General Convention of the New Jerusalem in the United States of America, 1865 1865 revised and corrected by George Bush. Purple cloth, gilt titling and decoration to front and spine, blind stamped decorative border to front and back, bevelled edges, light pink endpapers, marbled textblock edge, 259 pages. Sunning to spine and partially to front, some edge wear especially to spine ends, some foxing to first and last pages. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$60.00

Passing of the Buffalo
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Passing of the Buffalo

By Buckskin

Vancouver, BC: The Selkirk Press, Limited, 1916 Light brown leather with illustration and black titling to front, illustrated title page, ribbon marker, 47 pages. shelf wear, many spots of discoloration, inside card backing of covers show a break, several pages show smudging, pencil scribling opposite first page, several pages show small crease to bottom free corner, ribbon marker worn. Despite its flaws it is a charming little book. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Leather. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall.

$45.00

Canadian Alpine Journal, Volume 1, No. 1
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Canadian Alpine Journal, Volume 1, No. 1

By Alpine Club of Canada

Winnipeg, MB: The Alpine Club of Canada, 1907 The Alpine Club of Canada was organized in March 1906 with the purpose of promoting scientific studies and exploration of the Canadian alpine and glacial regions, the cultivation of art relating to mountain scenery, to educate and preserve, and to interchange with other alpine organizations. Blue card cover with white titling to front, frontispiece, many black and white photographs throughout, fold-out maps of The All-Red Line Around the World, the Tongue and Moraines, and the Wapta icefield, 195 pages. Moderate shelf wear, staples visible inside covers are rusted. Considering its age this volume is in remarkable to condition. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Railroadiana. A New History of England. Descriptive of the First Vicinity of the Railroads.
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Railroadiana. A New History of England. Descriptive of the First Vicinity of the Railroads.

London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co., 1838 Railroadiana. A New History of England, or Picturesque, Biographical, Historical, Legendary and Antiquarian Sketches. Desciptive of the Vicinity of the Railroads, First Series. With a Map and Illsutrations. London and Birmingham Railway. Green cloth with gilt titling and steam engine embossed to front, pocket with map to first pastedown, frontispiece is a fold-out picture of the East Window of the Church of Rickmansworth, in Hertfordshire. Several other illustrations including a fold-out facsimile of Byron's name cut into the Oak panel of a school room. 216 pages. A translucent paper wrapper present. It shows age darkening and significant wear with chipping and holes to folding creases. The book shows some rubbing to edges and corners especially to spine, light discoloration to top half of spine, one third of back cover and top of front cover, previous owner's name inked to first pastedown with the date 1856, some foxing throughout, a few pages show dog ear creases, ink smudges to page 62 and last free endpaper, remnant of a bookseller's sticker to rear pastedown. The fold-out map is in remarkable good condition with light age darkening and two half inch closed tears in the folding creases. An utterly charming travel guide written 180 years ago. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$600.00

Professor Williams\' Complete Hypnotism
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Professor Williams' Complete Hypnotism

By Williams

ca. 1900 (no date). Professor Williams' Complete Hypnotism. Comprisin Twenty Lessons. Red leather binding with gilt titling and decoration embossed to front, blindstamped simple border to cover, gitl to textblock edge, decorated endpapers, 72 pages. Some edge wear with rubbing to corners and spine, spine sunned, inside clean and tight. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Leather. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$95.00

Conception of the Infinite, and the Solution of Teh Mathematical Antinomies: A Study in Psychological Analysis.
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Conception of the Infinite, and the Solution of Teh Mathematical Antinomies: A Study in Psychological Analysis.

By Fullerton, George S.

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1887 Fullerton's study of psychological analysis and the solution of the mathematical antinomies. Red cloth with gilt titling to front and spine, bevelled edges, dark brown endpapers, 131 pages. Edge and shelf wear to boards with some loss of colour due to rubbing and a few spots of discoloration, half title page has been removed, a very light damp stain to top spine and into the pages, a few pages with pencil marks, there have been a few pencil marks to the preface which have been erased. The binding is solid and tight. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$55.00

On Sporting, To All Sportsman, and Particularly Farmers, and Gamekeepers
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On Sporting, To All Sportsman, and Particularly Farmers, and Gamekeepers

By Hanger, George

London, 1814 Colonel George Hanger's (Lord Coleraine) last work as a reading or binding copy. He introduces himself as having "Above Thirty Years' Practice in Horses and dogs; how to feed and take care of them, and also to cure them of all common Disorders. Effectually to allure and catch all Vermin. [...] To breed and feed Pheasants, and cure their Disorders." Light blue paper covered boards with tan paper covered spine, paper label to spine with black titling, 226 pages. Boards are worn and show rubbing and smudging, corners and edges rubbed through, previous owner's name inked to first pastedown dated 1814 and a few scratched out patches, split between endpapers, ghost of a sticker to ffep, three patched pages with small loss of text, some insect damage, pencil markings to rear pastedown, the textblock as a whole is rippled maybe due to excess humidity. An invaluable reading for hunters and gamekeepers. Due to the value of this book, we might ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of insurance and tracking, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Galley/Proof.

$150.00

Practical Paradoxes or Truth in Contradictions
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Practical Paradoxes or Truth in Contradictions

By Trumbull, H. Clay

Philadelphia: John D. Wattles & Co., 1894 "The essays in this volume are an outcome of their writer's observings and experiencings in his varied life-course." Red cloth with gilt titling on spine and front, decorative border surrounds titling on front, 192 pages. Corners lightly bumped, light edge wear, spine slightly sunned, a few pale spots of discolouration to lower spine end, text block edges darkened, foxing to end papers, edges of pages slightly darkened, spine lightly cracked at pages 48/9 and 128/9, light crease appears on approximately 20 pages. In spite of flaws, this is an attractive little book. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$25.00

Morbid Anatomy of the Human Eye, The - Volumes I & II
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Morbid Anatomy of the Human Eye, The - Volumes I & II

By Wardrop, James

London: John Churchill, 1834 A two volume set which has been rebound in plain, dark blue buckram with no titling on cover; new, plain end papers and rather unattractive plain white hinge tape. From the Preface: "The object of the following Essays is to describe the various morbid alterations in the structure of the Human eye, and to illustrate, by Engravings, those which are most remarkable." Books are illustrated with seventeen pages of engravings which are hand-coloured, Volume I has 175 pages; Volume II has 282 pages. Covers are clean and tight with rounded corners, text block edges and page edges are darkened, foxing spots throughout; twenty or so pages following the table of contents in Volume I have stains and creases to lower free corner, as well as a few pages in Volume II; on the half-title page there is an ink inscription that reads "For W. Braine from the author" - initials at end are illegible. This is a handsome set. Books are overweight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Second Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$300.00

In Miners\' Mirage-Land
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In Miners' Mirage-Land

By Strobridge, Idah Meacham

Los Angeles, CA: Artemisia Bindery,, 1904 Book is #706/1000, signed by author, as well as inscribed to a friend. A collection of sketches, many of which appeared in the Los Angeles "Times" and the San Francisco "Chronicle." Brown card cover with dark green titling and illustration on front, green ribbon marker, inscribed by author on end paper, sepia frontispiece, signed and numbered by the author, black and white decorative panels by J. Duncan Gleason, on chapter pages, page edges untrimmed, 129 pages. Brown wraps have edge wear with chips and open and closed tears, shelf wear with some light creases, spine cover creased and split at front gutter - front cover and first end paper separated, spine and edges darkened, various marks and discolourations to cover, text block edges darkened, remainder of binding holding but not firm, text is generally clean. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed by Author. Limited/Numbered/Signed First Edition. Card Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$150.00

Lectures to Young Men.
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Lectures to Young Men.

By Eliot, William G.

Boston, MA: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1855 A book by the grandfather of T.S. Eliot. Brown cloth with gilt titling and decoration on spine, blind-stamped border and insignia front and back, 190 pages. There is a nice gift inscription on the end paper - it is interesting to note that the date of the gift inscription (December 25, 1854) precedes the date on the title page (1855). Cover has light edge wear with the exception of the spine ends which have more wear, light shelf wear with some spots of pale discolouration, spine is sunned and gilt is slightly faded, text block edges are darkened and have some tiny specks, significant foxing spots to end papers and throughout text, binding is tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Fifth Edition. Hard Cover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$65.00

Sir Roger De Coverley: Essays from the Spectator
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Sir Roger De Coverley: Essays from the Spectator

By Addison, Joseph & Richard Steele

New York: MacMillan Company, 1910 Notes and Introduction by Zelma Gray. Sir Roger de Coverley was a character in "The Spectator", an English squire, lovable but silly. Grey cloth with blue titling on spine, blue titling and elaborate decoration on front, tan end papers, black and white frontispiece, 166 pages, publisher's advertising on first few and last few pages. Light wear to corners and spine ends, light shelf wear, spine is significantly sunned and slightly cocked, edges are less sunned, text block edges darkened, owner's name as a small pale ink stamp on first end paper, first signature is loose but binding is otherwise firm, light foxing to end papers and first few pages, text is clean. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$15.00

Collected Works: Rose Freeman-Ishill
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Collected Works: Rose Freeman-Ishill

By Freeman-Ishill, Rose

Berkeley Heights, N.J.: Oriole Press, 1962 Number 86/100 copies, none of which were printed for sale. Books were originally published between the years of 1917 and 1948; this compilation was published in 1962. A boxed set containing the collected works of Rose Freeman-Ishill, containing eight volumes: Vol. I- Petals Blown Adrift; Vol. II- Rain Among the Bamboos; Vol. III- Poems; Vol. IV- Dedications; Vol. V- Translations; Vol. VI- Carved Crosses; Vol. VII- Views and Reviews; and Vol. VIII- Miscellanea. Set contains eight slender volumes in a green cloth-covered box which has green and red titling on a spine label; each volume has a different colour of paper wraps on card covers, leading edges of text blocks untrimmed, Vol. I has blue and green titling on a white label on front, the remaining books have blue and red titling on front covers, Vol. 1 has a two-colour frontispiece which is a portrait of the author from a woodcut by Maurice Duvalet, each poem in Vol. 1 has an illuminated first letter, all volumes have a coloured woodcut illustration at back, pages range from 49 for Vol. 1 to 21 for Vol. V. Spines of each book very lightly faded, Vol. 1 has a slightly foxed title label and a pale small mark to front and back; Vol. II has a slight bump to upper spine end; Vol. III has some slight darkening on back cover along spine and a light bump to upper spine end; Vol. V has a tiny dark speck to back cover; Vol. VI has a slight bump to upper spine end; Vol. VII has a small, pale smudge on front and a light bump to upper spine end; Vol. VIII has some pale smudge to back, interiors of all volumes are clean and tight. The title label on the box is sunned. This is a very handsome set of books, in very nice condition. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Limited/Numbered. Card Cover in Wraps. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$900.00

La Gerusalemme Liberata
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La Gerusalemme Liberata

By Tasso, Torquato

Firenze: G. Barbera, 1891 A book of poetry, written in Italian. Off-white leather corners and spine, marbled boards, gilt titling on red spine label, gilt bands and decoration on spine, tiny bookseller's plate inside front cover, owner's name in ink on end paper (dated 1893), black and white frontispiece with tissue-guard, preface by C. Guasti, 659 pages. Marbled boards have relatively minor edge wear, end papers, frontispiece and tissue-guard, and title page have light foxing spots, interior of book is clean and tight, cover colour is bright. This is a most attractive little book. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Half Leather. Very Good. 32mo - over 4" - 5" Tall.

$60.00

Ocean Carrier, The: A History and Analysis of the Service and a Discussion of the Rates of Ocean Transportation
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Ocean Carrier, The: A History and Analysis of the Service and a Discussion of the Rates of Ocean Transportation

By Smith, J. Russell

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1908 "This book is the outgrowth of the study of three questions - the development of line traffic, the combinations among carriers to control rates, and the combination of steamship lines and railways." Red cloth with gilt titling on spine and front, black and white frontispiece with tissue-guard, illustrated with black and white plates, black and white fold-out maps, publisher's advertising at back, 344 pages. Corners and spine ends worn, edges have less wear, shelf-wear, text block edges darkened, spine darkened - spine titling hard to read, text block strained at page 193, but holding firm, occasional smudges in text but generally clean. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Good/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Bubbles: A Volume of True Tales and Coloured Pictures
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Bubbles: A Volume of True Tales and Coloured Pictures

By Barnardo, Dr., Editor

London: Children's Bookroom A book of stories and poems for children, illustrated with lovely full-colour, full-page colour plates. Colourfully illustrated boards, multi-colour titling on front, red text block edges, back board is a full-page colour advertisement for Fry's Pure Concentrated Cocoa, depicting Little Red Riding Hood taking Fry's Cocoa to her Grandmother (whose tail is peeking out from the bedding,) red cloth spine, advertisements on end papers, colour frontispiece, illustrated title page, illustrated with many full-colour plates as well as some smaller black and white engravings, book is unpaginated. Boards have significant edge wear and shelf wear, some creases and light stains, but colour is still bright, wear to spine ends and edges but spine is intact, spine colour is darkened but still red, hinges cracked at front and rear, binding is shaky but textblock is still attached, previous owner's name stamped on reverse of frontispiece, page edges darkened, foxing spots and other marks in text. In spite of flaws, this is a handsome book - the plates are surprisingly vivid; book would be a good candidate for rebinding. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Pictorial Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$95.00

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